199ride’s Must-See Wisconsin Fall Color Attractions
Jump in your car and find your way to 199ride's list of scenic autumn attractions in Northeast Wisconsin. We've compiled a list of five fall-inspired road trip ideas to help you discover all Wisconsin has to offer in the fall season.
1. Highway 42 in Door County
Image courtesy of Chuck Zacharias
Find yourself awe-inspired as you drive your car through winding roads surrounded by blaze orange and crisp yellow leaves on Highway 42 in Door County. The "winding road in Door County" or “Jens Jensen’s winding road” is located halfway between Gills Rock and Northport. Some scratch their heads, wondering why the road was designed with so many curves, but the locals know that the road was intentionally designed to enhance the beauty of the area.
2. Rustic Road 32 in Crivitz
Rustic Road 32's paved and gravel road brims with beautiful hues in the fall. The route is part of Wisconsin's Rustic Road program designed to preserve scenic backroads for bikers, hikers, and motorists. The 37-mile long byway is covered in dense conifers and hardwood trees, broken up with large boulders and granite — a true site to see in autumn. Make a pit stop at Goodman County Park or McClintock County Park to see two waterfalls that give Marinette County its nickname, "Waterfall Capital of Wisconsin."
3. Rustic Road 60 near Boulder Junction
Escape the hustle and bustle on the tranquil, rural backroads of Rustic Road 60. Located two miles south of Boulder Junction along Highway M, the 11-mile stretch will take you past remains from old logging camps and autumn scenery. You’ll discover abundant wildlife and an old sawmill at the eastern end in Star Lake. Extend your journey and your fall color car tour by stretching your legs on nearby hiking trails.
4. Menominee Indian Reservation/Highway 55 near Shawano
Travel along Highway 55 in Central Wisconsin's Menominee Indian Reservation for truly picturesque views. Located between Shawano and Rhinelander, the winding route hugs the Wolf River, where you’ll see boulders peeking out of the water and trees canopying the roads. Despite it being a longer route to head up northern central Wisconsin, travelers will typically go out of their way to catch the views.
5. High Cliff State Park in Sherwood
Make your way to the beautiful High Cliff State Park in Sherwood for breathtaking fall views surrounding Lake Winnebago. Stop at the park’s observation tower where you'll find one-of-a-kind views of the lake. This park’s autumn colors and crisp fall air will leave you feeling refreshed. Even better, pack a lunch and stop at the park’s beach for a picnic near the water.
Wisconsin’s changing seasons always make for gorgeous and scenic road trips, especially during autumn. Before you head to your car, be sure to check a fall color report to plan your road trip during the destination's peak color:
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Title tag: Wisconsin Fall Color Attractions | 199ride Car Road Trips
Page description: Take in all the fall colors this season by visiting these must-see autumn attractions in Wisconsin. Take your 199ride car, truck, or SUV for a scenic road trip.